The Boreal Arrow 

Code BA140512529: English Hunter Compass by F. Barker & Son, c. 1920

This is a nice English full hunter compass made around 1920 by Francis Barker & Son. The case is heavy Nickel plated brass and is still in excellent condition. It has no dings or dents. It has a strong hinge. Inside the front lid, it is stamped with a serial number 42. The dial has a nice design and is in excellent condition. It is signed TRADE MARK LONDON with a F. B & S. inside (the trade mark of F. Barker & Son). It is covered with a beveled glass also in excellent condition without any chips or scratches. When the lid is closed the transit lock lifts the needle to prevent wear to the pivot. When the release button is pressed, the front lid springs open to a right angle as it should. It has a quality bar needle with a brass cap. It finds North easily and precisely. Excellent overall condition. It measures 47mm in diameter.